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Tampa woman found dead with trauma injuries in apartment


Woman found dead in apartment

A 52-year-old woman was found dead with trauma injuries in her apartment Sunday morning by a friend who went to check on her, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said. Nancy Grooms was found by the friend at 11:35 a.m. inside a duplex at 920 E 122 Ave. The Sheriff's Office said she had suffered trauma to the upper torso and had been dead for a couple of days. The Hillsborough County Medical Examiner will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death, authorities said. Deputies did not release the name of the friend who found the body. Anyone with information about the case was asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at (813) 247-8200 or Crime Stoppers (800) 873-8477.


Woman killed when her car hits pole

A Largo woman died Saturday night after veering off a road and into a ditch where she struck a power pole, authorities said. Monica E. Vieu, 62, died at the scene, the Florida Highway Patrol said. She was not wearing a seat belt, troopers said. The crash occurred at 9:18 p.m. Saturday as Vieu was driving a 2007 Dodge Nitro west on 16th Avenue SE. Near the intersection of Twin Oak Drive, she left the roadway for some reason, overturned and hit a pole. The crash remained under investigation.

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